This is one of the most common questions I get: What do I do with my fast finishers? But, friends, this is the wrong question. What we should be asking is: why are these kids finishing so fast in the first place? Obvious answer: the work they are doing is way too simple. Our goal […]
Complexity And Skill
Differentiate by adjusting a task's complexity to match a student's skill.
Depth and Complexity Icons
These eleven thinking tools will give your students practical ways to think more deeply about a topic.
Differentiate With Classics
Here's a quick way to differentiate for gifted learners, swap out that boring story for a classic. Here are lots of free resources for finding and using classics online.
Differentiation Gone Wrong
How to use "Think Like A…" to differentiate for gifted students.
Rather than making them passive listeners, how do we set the stage so students actively uncover information?
Information about how to differentiate within language arts.
How you can differentiate math lessons to reach your gifted learners.
In a climate where we focus on who’s below-level, how many students are already ready for next year (and beyond)? Research from Johns Hopkins sheds light on the shocking number of above-level kids out there.
I get lots of questions from overwhelmed folks who have suddenly landed in a new job in gifted ed and have had little training. “Where do I even start!?” is a very common cry. Here are three places to begin differentiating for gifted kids.